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    CPA Manager--Revenue Recognition

    • 16353
    • Finance & Accounting
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Administration
    • Finance
    • USA
    • San Jose (CA)


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    Job Description

    About the Role

    How would you like to join Arm at a time of transformation within our Finance team?

    This is an exciting time to be at Arm as its business continues to grow and evolve, with an opportunity to develop professionally and gain experience in a fast-paced, supportive and knowledgeable Finance team.

    Reporting to the Director, Revenue, this is a key global role in the Finance team accountable for managing the Licensing & Royalty Revenue team with responsibility for all aspects of license and royalty revenue accounting. You will also be integral to supporting us in the transition from IAS 18 - Revenue to IFRS 15 - Revenue from Contracts with Customers. You will have a team, and ownership over the programs day to day operations, creation and decision-making fed to various partners and companywide leaders.

    This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop your commercial finance experience and to have exposure to the Finance Leadership Team in this innovative environment. You will be a cross functional leader at Arm, using Revenue as a tool for developing your career.

    What will I be accountable for?

    •Serve as a managerial technical accounting authority for all revenue accounting treatment.

    •Drive revenue recognition on complex deal structures and partner with the business organization in line with Arm’s revenue recognition policy.

    •Responsible for reviewing and approving all revenue related contracts and service agreements.

    •Attend weekly business review meetings to provide financial advice and guidance for sales opportunities and revenue implications.

    •Innovate, develop, and lead a variety of new programs in line with revenue recognition improvements, and policies.

    •Drive and support enhancements to the IFRS 15 implementation project team

    •Handle processing of revenue bearing contracts through Arm’s revenue accounting systems in SAP.

    •Provide valuable feedback to the Director, Revenue and to the business on a quarterly basis for management reporting and forecasting royalty and licensing revenue.

    •Help to develop training on revenue recognition rules, policies and practices to present to Sales and other departments.

    •Manage and develop a dynamic revenue team.

    •Work collaboratively across the team to develop and improve revenue analysis, tools and reporting to ensure that they are fit for purpose.

    •Work actively with Licensing and Legal on complex/unique contracts ensuring robust financial terms.

    Job Requirements

    What skills, experience, and qualifications do I need?

    •Educated to degree level, or with equivalent experience and a qualified accountant. Canadian CPA or US CPA or equivalent.

    •Proven experience of working in a finance or accounting function-- Big 4 accounting is required.

    •Experience in the application of ASC605, ASC985, and ASC 606 and/or IFRS 15.

    •Experience leading a team and implementing successful rollout of programs/operational improvements.

    •Strong analytical mindset and approach to problem solving, and implementing strategies as seen fit for building the future.

    •Strong work ethic, with the appetite for creating change, and making a difference.

    •Confident communicating and challenging across both finance and non-finance groups within Arm and able to communicate across multiple levels of the business.

    •Highly motivated, and outcome driven

    •Common sense, pragmatic, practical approach, with the ability to make good decisions and drive to follow through on commitments

    At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our rare culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary:

    We not I

    Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive.
    No individual owns the right answer. Brilliance is collective.
    Information is crucial, share it.
    Realise that we win when we collaborate — and that everyone misses out when we don’t.

    Passion for progress

    Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up your network of connections.
    Difficult things can take unexpected directions. Stick with it.
    Make feedback positive and expansive, not negative and narrow.
    The essence of progress is that it can’t stop. Grow with it and own your own progress.

    Be your brilliant self

    Be quirky not egocentric.
    Recognise the power in saying ‘I don’t know’.
    Make trust our default position.
    Hold strong opinions lightly.


    ARM Benefits


    Your particular benefits package will depend on position and type of employment and may be subject to change. Your package will be confirmed on offer of employment. Arm’s benefits program provides permanent employees with the opportunity to stay innovative and healthy, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.

    • Annual Bonus Plan
    • Discretionary Cash Awards
    • 401(k), 100% matching on first 6% eligible earnings
    • Medical, Dental & Vision, 100% coverage for employee only, shared cost for dependents
    • Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D)
    • Short Term (STD) and Long Term (LTD) Disability Insurance
    • Vacation, 20 days per year with option to buy 5 more.
    • Holidays, 13 days per year
    • Sabbatical, 20 paid days every four-years of service
    • Sick Leave, 7 days per year
    • Volunteering, four hours per month (TeamARM)
    • Office location dependent: café on site, fitness facilities, team and social events
    • Additional benefits include: Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care, EAP, Health Advocate, Business Travel Accident Program & Commuter programs.

      ARM, Inc. (USA) participates in E-Verify. For more information, please refer to www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

    About Arm

    Arm® technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. From the unmissable to the invisible; our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs are enabling the intelligence in 86 billion silicon chips and securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer. With more than 1,000 technology partners including the world’s most famous business and consumer brands, we are driving Arm innovation into all areas compute is happening inside the chip, the network and the cloud.

    With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.

    About the office

    The Arm San Jose office is nestled in California's Silicon Valley, just south of San Francisco. Serving as Arm’s North America headquarters, the office houses employees serving all divisions of Arm. World-renowned Stanford University is seen as a hub of innovation, helping to make San Jose one of the US’s fastest growing cities.

    San Jose, California USA
    Arm Inc.
    150 Rose Orchard Way
    San Jose, CA 95134-1358

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